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Turnovers costly for Lady Bisons in 54-42 loss to BGSU

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Nov. 15, 2007

NASHVILLE - While neither Lipscomb nor Bowling Green State played their best Thursday night, Bowling Green State capitalized on Lipscomb's 27 turnovers en route to a 54-42 victory over Lipscomb.

Lipscomb struggled from the floor shooting 26.5% on 13 of 49 shooting including 18.5% second half shooting. The Lady Bisons were 4 of 16 from behind the arch and 12 of 19 from the charity line.

Bowling Green State, a Sweet Sixteen team last year, shot 19 of 59 from the field for 32.2% including 2 of 11 from downtown. They were 14 of 17 from the free throw line.

Cree Nix paced the Lady Bisons with 13 points on 4 of 8 shooting. Catie Woods added 9 points.

Jillian Partin and Nix grabbed 7 rebounds each to lead Lipscomb. Lipscomb out-rebounded Bowling Green State 45 to 36.

Lauren Prochaska led Bowling Green State with 20 points. Kate Achter contributed 14 points.

Lipscomb falls to 1-3 while Bowling Green State improves to 2-0.

The Lady Bisons have a week to prepare before the opening round of the Hawaii Tournament. Lipscomb faces off against Hawaii on Friday, November 23 at 3:10 p.m. Central Time. Semifinal action follows on Saturday and the final round on Sunday.